App State women's track and field student-athlete nominated for 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year

App State women's track and field student-athlete nominated for 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year

BOONE, NC (WBTV) - Appalachian State women's track and field student-athlete Chelsey Hargrave has been nominated for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Hargrave was the 2018 Sun Belt outdoor champion in the long jump after leaping to a personal-best 20-1.75 (6.14m), which ranks her third in the event in program's history.

During the indoor season, Hargrave earned second-team All-Sun Belt honors with a second-place finish in the long jump. Hargrave also won the long jump at the Thundering Herd Invitational.

Throughout the season, Hargrave has also represented the Mountaineers in the community by taking part in Operation Christmas Child, Laps for APPS, Yosef hospitality, while working on a soap and shampoo drive and volunteering as a server for a Thanksgiving meal at Valley Crucis Elementary.

The winner of the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award will be announced in Indianapolis on October 28.

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